Funding Opportunity: Cooperative Agreement for Networking, Certifying, and Training Suicide Prevention Hotlines and Disaster Distress Helpline

Agencies & Departments : 
Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services

Application Deadline: March 18, 2015
The purpose of this program is twofold:

  • Manage, enhance, and strengthen the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, SAMHSA’s system of toll-free telephone numbers that routes calls from anywhere in the United States to a network of certified local crisis centers.
  • Support the National Disaster Distress Helpline to increase state and local capacities to connect affected residents with behavioral health services to crisis counseling and referral services after a disaster and/or traumatic event.

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